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(Somerville, NJ) Today, Representative Malinowski applauds the residents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District for their efforts in ensuring a complete and accurate 2020 Census count. Following the completion of the 2020 Census count last week, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that NJ-07 has the highest self-response rate in the state, with 79.3% of constituents responding. That is more than 2 points above the district’s response rate in 2010.
(Washington, DC) Today, the House of Representatives passed an updated COVID-19 emergency funding package to provide relief to the American people. The $2.2 trillion relief bill is the latest attempt to negotiate a bipartisan consensus to provide desperately needed support for struggling families, essential workers, and hard-hit states like New Jersey.
(Washington, DC) Today, Representatives Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation to create an independent, non-partisan commission, closely modeled after the 9/11 Commission that investigated the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, to assess the nation’s preparedness and response to COVID-19 and provide recommendations to improve our country’s readiness for future epidemics and pandemics.
(Somerville, NJ) This week Representative Tom Malinowski hosted a Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Webinar for small business owners in New Jersey’s 7thCongressional District who have previously received a loan through PPP. Representative Malinowski was joined by Al Titone, the New Jersey District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration. You can watch a full recording of the webinar here.
“I am deeply frustrated by the relief bill introduced by Senate Republicans yesterday. After months of inaction, their proposal fails the American people during this once in a lifetime global crisis.
(Washington, DC) Today, Representative Malinowski announced the inclusion of funding priorities requested by Mayors throughout New Jersey’s 7th district in the Fiscal Year 2021 House Appropriations packages that will be passed in the House of Representatives over the coming weeks.
(Somerville, NJ) Following the release of data from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Representative Tom Malinowski announced nearly 15,000 small businesses and non-profits in New Jersey’s 7th district have received PPP loans, supporting over 135,000 jobs.
(Washington, DC) Today, the House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act, comprehensive legislation that will invest $1.5 trillion to rebuild America’s infrastructure and jumpstart our economy. Earlier this week Representative Malinowski spoke on the House Floor in support of the bill; you can find a transcript and video of his remarks here.
(Washington, DC) Today, Representative Malinowski spoke on the House Floor in support of the Moving Forward Act, a comprehensive bill to rebuild America’s infrastructure and jumpstart our economy. You can find a video of his remarks here and a transcript below.
(Somerville, NJ) Today, the Federal Transit Administration announced that New Jersey Transit will receive $13.3 million in funds directed towards operations in rural communities. This funding is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the $2 trillion emergency stimulus package Congress passed in March.